At our core, we believe in cultivating long-term relationships with our clients. We can help you manage risk and improve performance by providing substantial value-add services. Clients love working with DataDefense Partners because our management team has decades of experience at every level of the spectrum. We have experience working for solutions manufacturers, major distributors, and as end-users. We constantly surround ourselves with the best talent we can find and we know what you are looking for because we have been in your shoes. Accordingly, you will notice that what sets us apart, is that we start with your goals in mind and never stray from providing you with the solutions or services you need.


DataDefense Partners is committed to providing great customer service and has gone to great lengths to build a team of highly-trained staff with team members that have spent their entire professional lives working in infrastructure architecture, optimization, security and management. Our sales staff and engineers will work closely with you to assess your needs and recommend the solutions that will serve you best, not because we lead with this brand or that, but because we start where it matters, with your goals. Ultimately, we want to help you increase your productivity, efficiency, security, and most importantly your ROI.


Whether you need a dedicated managed-services partner, a project-specific solution, or a complete infrastructure overhaul, DataDefense Partners will help you get the job done effectively. We are determined problem solvers so we network with leading technology manufacturers and distributors for one purpose, letting you get back to what you do best.


Oscar Grider

Chief Executive Officer


  • Oscar has spent more than 30 years in distribution sales and has proven to be crucial to the success of several Texas-based VARs.
  • He has developed valuable and strategic relationships throughout the distribution channel and has worked for top-tier companies like Check Point and Ingram Micro.
  • Over the last decade, Oscar has focused on bringing Cybersecurity solutions to end users in the Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas (TOLA) territory.
  • Oscar took the reigns of DDP so that he can focus on finding goal-oriented solutions for the end-user rather than trying to push a specic solution. 

Daniel Grider

Chief Operations Officer


  • Daniel spent nearly a decade in the Financial Industry. The last three years of which, he focused on marketing, community engagement and business development for a billion-dollar credit union.
  • Daniel has since worked with companies of all sizes, in the Central Texas area to help realize and define their brand and go-to-marketing strategies.
  • He shares a wealth of experience in graphic design, web design, UX design, social media marketing, videography, digital content creation, curriculum development, and event planning. 
  • He currently focuses on strategically growing engagement, strategic alignment initiatives, and supporting the sales efforts of the company.